These are the things I've written that are tagged "voting"

Sequoia Voting Machine Hacked To Play Pac-Man

Without breaking the tamper-evident seals: We received the machine with the original tamper-evident seals intact. The software can be replaced without breaking any of these seals, simply by removing screws and opening the case. I don’t know about you, but my votes sure don’t feel safe.

How Useful Is YouTube’s 5-Star Rating System?

5-star ratings utterly dominate the distribution of overall votes. 1 star votes are in “second place”, but as the graph shows it isn’t even close. Star ratings really don’t work well on the internet. YouTube would be much better off with a simple “thumbs up” and “thumbs down” system, and doing their algorithmic magic on […]

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